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An Introduction to Floor Medallions

November 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Though the floor in your home may not seem as deserving of attention as some of your walls, there’s still plenty you can do with it to garner positive attention. Besides hardwood, marble and other options like cork, you can use medallions to give your floor a unique aesthetic. Keep reading to find out more.

Simply put, floor medallions are decorative designs that are fitted into your room’s floor. They can come in stone, marble and tile. The most common types are circular in shape featuring a symmetric design. Other common shapes include squares, ovals and rectangles.

Inside the shape are specially cut pieces of the aforementioned materials designed to make geometric and floral designs. Starbursts and stars-like patterns are popular choices.

With a wide array of materials to be used, designs to utilize and colors to choose from, just about every type of home can benefit from the look of floor medallions. They can take an already good looking floor and really up its profile with a stiff shot of elegance.

Whether you go with marble, stone or tile medallions will be a point of preference. Generally, people use the same material for the medallions that they did for their floor. So a marble floor would generally make use of marble medallions.

While walls can be painted and adorned with all kinds of decorates and ceilings can feature no shortage of fixtures, don’t leave out your home’s floors. Medallions are a great way to make them look amazing.


Article submitted by Medallion Depot. The online store sells tile, marble and stone medallions.

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